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hamber, eric werge
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major j.s. matthews, v.d.
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shot by isabell louise spencer.
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vancouver (b.c.) board of parks and recreation
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vancouver town planning commission ; harland bartholomew and associates
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Harland Bartholomew and the City of Vancouver
Feb 14, 2013 Point Grey (B.C.). Town Planning Commission
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1927. Map shows proposed zoning for the municipality of Point Grey according to the following zones: one family, two family, multiple dwelling, local business, commercial, light industrial and heavy industrial. The item also contains descriptive information about the various zoning by-laws.Scale [ca. 1:24,000]. 55 x 76 cm. "Harland Bartholomew and Associates, Town Planning Consultants" appears at the bottom of the map.
Topics: Bartholomew, Vancouver, Point Grey
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Jul 24, 2012 Hans Sipma
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Super 8 mm film documenting a street demonstration in Vancouver in July 1981 protesting the screening of the sexually explicit feature film Caligula in a conventional movie house (not a pornographic establishment). The film includes footage of a crowd of several dozen adults and children carrying placards and picketing the Towne Cinema (919 Granville Street) where Caligula was being shown, a spokesperson for the organization United Citizens for Integrity explaining their reasons for protest,...
Topics: Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Demonstrations, Theatres, Crowds, Streets, Vancouver
City of Vancouver Archives - Texts
Jul 23, 2012 Matthews, James Skitt
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Transcribed conversations between City Archivist J.S.Matthews and August Jack Khahtsahlano about early First nations life in the Vancouver area.Includes maps of local place names, sketches photographs and index..
Topics: First Nations of North America--British Columbia, Kitsilano, Vancouver, history, Skwxwú7mesh
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Nov 8, 2011 John Gansner
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An amateur film documenting diving and synchronized swimming events at the Empire and Commonwealth Games, 1954, in Vancouver. Item #MI-17
Topics: Vancouver, Empire and Commonwealth Games, swimming, diving, sports
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Nov 8, 2011 John Gansner
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An amateur film documenting the Grey Cup parade in 1955. Film documents the RCMP marching band and floats from Eaton's, Canadian Pacific Airlines, Marilyn Bell, and various "Miss" representatives for the football teams. This was the first time the Grey Cup was held in Vancouver. The Grey Cup game took place on November 26, 1955, between the Edmonton Eskimos and Montreal Alouettes. Item #MI-18
Topics: Vancouver, Parades, Football, Grey Cup
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 17, 2011 Film shot by Hans Sipma.
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Item is a documentary film documenting a street demonstration in Vancouver in July 1981 protesting the screening of the sexually explicit feature film Caligula in a conventional movie house (not a pornographic establishment). The film includes footage of a crowd of several dozen adults and children carrying placards and picketing the Towne Cinema (919 Granville Street) where Caligula was being shown, a spokesperson for the organization United Citizens for Integrity explaining their reasons for...
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Topics: Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Demonstrations, Theatres, Crowds, Streets
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
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Item is a film documenting a Chinese performance at Vancouver's Golden Jubilee celebration that includes a theatrical stage show, a trapeze artist, and moving images of the Chinese Arch erected at Pender Street near Carrall Street. There are also images of an unknown beach. This section is preceded by the title frame: Chinese Exhibit Golden Jubilee at Vancouver, B.C.. Film also includes footage taken from a passanger ship moving up the Alaskan coast. The stops are separated by the title frames:...
Topics: Boats and ships, Chinatown (Vancouver, B.C.), Chinese in Canada, Coast ranges, Cityscapes,...
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 5, 2011 Eileen Brennan
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Item is an amateur film documenting sculptures at the UBC campus, including George Norris' "Mother and Child," Haida and Kwakiutl totem poles at the corner of University Blvd. and East Mall, and Charles Wheeler's "King George VI." There is also footage of the Vancouver Caledonian Games, which begins with a parade of drummers, pipers, and dancers; then footage of Scottish country dancing, kids under thirteen dancing the Sailors Hornpipe, and girls dancing the Highland Fling....
Topics: Parade, Entertainers, Scottish in Canada, Sculpture, Totem poles, Dancers, Dancing
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 5, 2011 Eileen Brennan
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Item is an amateur film documenting the 1958 Vancouver RCMP Musical Ride. It contains footage of police on horses perfoming in formation at Hastings Park racetrack in front of an RCMP conducted band and a crowd. Houses in the Hastings-Sunrise area to the east of Hastings Park are also shown. 1958. Item # MI-221
Topics: Police on horses, Crowds, Bands, Hastings-Sunrise (Vancouver, B.C.)
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 5, 2011 Eileen Brennan
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Item is an amateur film documenting the 1958 Vancouver Pacific National Exhibition Parade and British Columbia scenery. The film begins with footage of floats in the P.N.E parade. Identified floats and performers include the train from Montreal to Port Moody 1886, New Westminster, Comox Valley, Sannich, Vancouver Fire Department, Fraser Expedition, Canadian Order of Foresters, The Moonlighters, Horseshoe Bay, and the P.N.E Minstrel Band. Businesses and buildings shown include Standard Stations,...
Topics: Parade, Police on horses, Crowds, Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Bands, Buildings, Courthouses, Flags,...
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 5, 2011 Eileen Brennan
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Item is an amateur film documenting the 1958 Vancouver Pacific National Exhibition Parade and British Columbia scenery. The film begins with footage probably taken from a Kettle Valley Railroad train going through the Okanagan. The film ends with footage of floats in the P.N.E parade. Identified floats and performers include Shell, White Spot, and the New Westminster Shrine Club General Band. Businesses shown include Oscar's, Standard Stations, British American Oil Company, Canadian Pacific...
Topics: Parade, Police on horses, Crowds, Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Canyons, Bridges, Lakes and ponds
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 5, 2011 Photographed and Edited by Norm Pelkey
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Item is an amateur film documenting the Vancouver Skating Club's 1953 production of "Stars on Ice" featuring Sonja Henie. Other featured skaters include: Elaine Dawson, Diane Henderson, Jeanne and Thornton Opie, Jocelyn and Rothero Thacker, Audrey and Bill Corson, Jan Tors, Bill Lewis, Arlene McFarlane, Irene Turtle, Bill Corson, Marshall Beard, Loyette Shatilla, Gladys and Victor Hartley, Edy Rada, and Lorrie Perkins. Images also include a 150-pound cake presented by the VSC to Sonja...
Topics: Skating, ice, Celebrations
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 5, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting the Callister Exhibition Park Rodeo of 1944. The film contains footage of riders in events such as steer decorating, wild cow milking, bronk riding, steer riding, bareback riding and wild horse racing. Judge Henry Castillou is featured in the section titled "Ride 'Em Henry." The film also contains background footage of the park's roller coaster. 1944. Item # MI-191
Topic: Rodeos
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 4, 2011 July 7, 2006 footage attributed to Kevan Losch. July 15, 2006 footage attributed to Patrick Twong.
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Item is footage documenting the 2006 survey and demolition of Woodward's steel tower and supporting water tower. Footage includes images of corrosion in the tower, as well as aerial images of surrounding streets and buildings, work site, work crews, Coal Harbour and the Vancouver skyline. Demolition occurs approximately 8 minutes into footage. 2006. Item # MI-118
Topics: Commercial buildings, Wrecking
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 4, 2011 Jake Loeppky
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Item is an amateur film documenting family life and a sawmill fire in Vancouver. The film consists of home movie footage filmed by Jake Loeppky, including footage of Queen Elizabeth Park, the Stanley Park Zoo, children playing at the family home in Burnaby, children swimming, and the family entertaining at home. The film also includes footage of a logging camp, a large dam, bears, and people waterskiing. Of particular note is several minutes of footage of the five-alarm fire that destroyed the...
Topics: Fire engines and equipment, Firefighters, Fires, Forestry, False Creek (Vancouver, B.C.), Children,...
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 4, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber entertaining guests on their private yacht Vencedor. The film shows full-shots of the couple on deck, and two unidentified guests playing the piano, the bass and the guitar on the yacht. There is also footage of racing sailboats. 1934. Item # MI-146
Topics: Sailboats, Men, Yachts, Musical instruments, Music, Crowds, Flags, Governors general
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 4, 2011 William Gardner
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Item is an amateur film documenting Vancouver city lights at night in 1964, including several neon signs and Theatre Row on Granville Street. The film also contains snow scenes and footage of the William Gardner family at Capilano Road in North Vancouver in December 1964 and January 1965, and footage of the family at their West Vancouver home between May and July 1965. [1964-1965]. Item # MI-122
Topics: Snow, Children, Children's activities, Families, Family recreation, Businesses, Advertisements,...
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 4, 2011 Robert B. Butler
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Item is an amateur film documenting the Jericho Hill School Blind Band's trip to Portland Oregon, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Vancouver. Film shows students travelling on a bus, eating at a restaurant, and performing. 1966. Item # MI-174
Topics: Blind persons, Bands, Music, Musicians
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 4, 2011 George K. McWilliam
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Item is a reel of amateur films documenting the royal visits to British Columbia in 1939 and 1951. The first part of the film reel contains approximately five minutes of footage of the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Vancouver in May 1939. It includes views of and from Queen Elizabeth Park, and a band procession leading the royal motorcade from the park. Also included are views of crowds lined up along Georgia Street near Howe and in Stanley Park watching the band procession and...
Topics: Royal visits, Parks, Stanley Park (Vancouver, B.C.), Lions Gate Bridge, Boats and ships, Bands,...
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 4, 2011 Creative House for the City of Vancouver
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Item is an organizational record film documenting an economic strategy for Vancouver in the 1980s, accompanying a report of the same name. The film shows a montage of images relating to Vancouver trade, business, and economy. The film outlines 8 strategic initiatives and 5 supporting activities that were taken from the report created by the Vancouver Economic Advisory Commission. Nov. 7, 1984. Item # MI-129
Topics: Vancouver (B.C.), Business enterprises
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 4, 2011 Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services
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Item is an organizational record film documenting firefighters tending to a car crash on Clark Drive and an apartment building fire. The first segment shows a totalled car, with firefighters searching for victims in the burnt car and coroners coming to take the bodies away. Also includes an interview with the first police officer on the scene, Robert Clooney. The second segment shows firefighters fighting an apartment building fire by aerial ladder and performing first aid for victims,...
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Topics: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department, Apartment buildings, Traffic accidents
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 4, 2011 George K. McWilliam
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Item is an travelogue film documenting a trip to Vancouver from Nanaimo on a ferry and tourist attractions visited while in Vancouver. Shows Siwash Rock in Stanley Park, Lion's Gate Bridge, the Vancouver skyline, Mount Seymour Lodge, a theatrical production, the Old Indian Wishing Well of Capilano, the Capilano Suspension Bridge, and a Stars on Ice show, featuring Barbara Ann Scott and Michael Kirby. [ca. 1959]. Item # MI-172
Topics: Ferries, Theatre, Bridges, Tourist trade, Stanley Park (Vancouver, B.C.)
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 4, 2011 Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services
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Item is an organizational record film documenting the GranTree Furniture Rental fire, the fire at Lion's Gate Fisheries, Tullock Western fisheries, and Central Native Fisherman's Co-operative, and an apartment building fire in the West End. The GranTree Furniture Rental segment shows surrounding storefronts of Hertz Rental Cars and Denny's Restaurant (probably downtown), as well as the interior of the furniture store with firefighters moving sofas, rugs, etc. The second segment shows...
Topic: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
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Item is an organizational record film documenting a fire hose demonstration with Mayor Tom Campbell attending and the Vancouver Fire Department fighting four Vancouver fires. The fire hose demonstration takes place in front of Mine Mill Marine Machinery near the Cambie swingspan bridge. Also shows Johnston Terminals, a tug boat, the new Granville Street Bridge, the Fire Chief being interviewed, and men in scuba suits kicking boards that have fire hoses spouting water. Film also shows apartment...
Topics: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department, Bridges, Apartments, Business enterprises
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 4, 2011 Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services
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Item is an organizational record film documenting an apartment building fire (address 257 street unknown) that shows firefighters wearing oxygen tanks fighting the fire inside the building as well as on the roof using an aerial ladder. [between 1960 and 1975]. Item # MI-179
Topics: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department, Apartment buildings
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 4, 2011 Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services
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Item is a organizational record film documenting fire safety procedures and a fire safety display for Fire Prevention Week. Shows firefighters doing fire inspections, including one of the Shaughnessy Hospital, and examining fire extinguishers. Also shows the fire safety display with fire apparatus and hazards in the home, as well as an interview with the Fire Chief. 1971-1972. Item # MI-178
Topics: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department, Firehalls
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 4, 2011 Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services
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Item is an organizational record film documenting the Leo's Steak House fire. Film shows firefighters breaking into the building to put out what appears to be an electrical fire and firefighters on an aerial ladder to fight the fire on the roof. Also shows policemen at the scene of a car crash. Warning: graphic images. [between 1968 and 1975]. Item # MI-177
Topics: Restaurants, diners, lunchrooms, etc.
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 4, 2011 Vancouver Fire Department
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Item is an organizational record film documenting the Vancouver Fire Department's rescue work after the fire at the Strathcona Hotel, located at Gore Avenue and Keefer Street. Film shows firefighters escorting victims from the building and performing first aid, ambulances and firetrucks, and spectators watching the scene. [c. 1968]. Item # MI-176
Topics: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department, Hotels
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Oct 4, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting Mrs. E. W. Hamber with 8 guests horseback riding over obstacle course in the forest of the Hamber Minnekhada ranch in Coquitlam. Some of the guests posing full front on camera alongside Mrs. Hamber are Garleigh and Marjorie Greenwood, and Mayor L. B. Taylor. The film also shows footage of various farm animals, such as foals in a corral, sheep and fowl. 193?. Item # MI-152
Topics: Farms, Ranches, Horses, Horse farms, Horsemanship, Horse riding, Trees, Forests, Stables,...
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 30, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting Mrs. E. W. Hamber and an unidentified male companion rowing a boat in wetland and Mr. E. W. with several unidentified female companions riding horses and clearing hurdles at the Hamber Minnekhada ranch in Coquitlam. The film also shows footage of a dog catching a game bird, of cattle grazing, as well as images of flocks of wild geese, and chicken and ducks at the farm. 193?. Item # MI-151
Topics: Boats and boating, Farms, Ranches, Birds, Chickens, Houses, Rivers, Forests, Trees, Lakes and...
Item is a newsreel documenting the visit of Governor-General his excellency the Right Honourable the Earl of Bessborough, PC, GCMG, and her excellency the Countess of Bessborough with Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber to the Britannia Mines. The film shows footage of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber arriving at Ballantyne Pier; meeting with the members of the Vancouver Harbour Commission (President S. McClay, Commissioner J. B. Thomas, and Commissioner R. D. Williams); greeting his excellency the Right...
Topics: Piers, docks and wharves, Automobiles, Yachts, Crowds, Flags, Rocky Mountains, Coasts, Mining,...
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 30, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting a naval cadet party attended by Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber on board of their yacht Vencedor. The film also shows footage of an Asian housekeeper playing with a Pekinese dog. 193?. Item # MI-150
Topics: Waterfalls, Piers, docks and wharves, Yachts, Dogs, Navy, Naval ceremonies, honours and salutes,...
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 30, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting the crew of the Hamber yacht Vencedor spending free time on deck of the vessel and diving in the ocean. The film also shows footage of Mrs. E. W. Hamber with guests on board the yacht; Vencedor docking at the Britannia Beach piers on Howe sound; and 12 riders posing on horseback. 1938. Item # MI-149
Topics: Yachts, Diving, Seamen, Labourers, Piers, docks and wharves, Horses, Horsemanship, Houses,...
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 30, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting Aldyen Hamber spending time at the beach with several male and female companions, all wearing bathing suits. 193?. Item # MI-148
Topics: Beaches, Crowds, Women, Rowboats
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 30, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting Eric Hamber and three unidentified female companions riding horses in the stable yards (possibly at the Hamber ranch at Minnekhada in Coquitlam). The films shows footage primarily of chicken and ducks moving about the farm. 1935. Item # MI-147
Topics: Agricultural buildings, Barns, Stables, Farms, Houses, Chickens, Domestic animals, Birds, Horses,...
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting sailing yacht racing. The sailing yacht with the white hull is Eric Hamber's 'Lady Van' that won the Lipton Cup in 1934. The film also shows footage of Mrs. E. W. Hamber full-front and together with several unidentified male and female companions ending a bathing party, boarding a vessel and chatting on deck. 1934. Item # MI-145
Topics: Crowds, Beaches, Coast ranges, Sailboats, Men, Racing, Yachts
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting Mrs. E. W. Hamber at a beach accompanied by several female and male companions in bathing suits getting ready for a swim. The film also shows footage of sailboats on the ocean, a boy holding a dog and three unidentified women in riding costumes on horseback at a ranch (possibly Minnekhada Regional Park in Coquitlam, BC). 1933. Item # MI-144
Topics: Women, Men, Crowds, Horses, Horse farms, Stables, Ranches, Boys, Dogs, Bays, Beaches, Sailboats,...
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting a party on the Hamber yacht Vencedor. The film shows footage of people dancing on accordion music. A young woman dancing alone and with Mrs. E. W. Hamber is displayed throughout. 1931. Item # MI-143
Topics: Crowds, Yachts, Parties, Dancing, Musical instruments, Music
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber entertaining Governor-General Lord Willingdon, Vancouver Mayor L. D. Taylor, possibly Lady Willingdon, and several other unidentified guests on their yacht Vencedor. The film also shows footage of sailboats on ocean. 1928. Item # MI-142
Topics: Yachts, Crowds, Sailboats, Governors general, Vancouver (B.C.)--Mayors, Coast ranges
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting a game of golf at the Shaughnessy Golf Club. 1928. Item # MI-141
Topics: Golfing, Golf courses, Men
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting several badminton games between unidentified guests of the Hamber family at their residence on 3838 Cypress Street. The film also shows footage of the guests chatting at the side of the court, and two full shots of an unidentified little girl. 1928. Item # MI-140
Topics: Girls, Men, Women, Crowds, Badminton
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting Mrs. E. W. Hamber playing golf at the Del Monte golf course. 1927. Item # MI-139
Topics: Golfing, Golf courses
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is one of three amateur films documenting a private costume party at the Hamber residence on 3838 Cypress Street. The film shows footage of Aldyen Hamber and a costumed Eric Hamber with 6 unidentified female guests wearing costumes and playacting a harem love scene. 1927. Item # MI-138
Topics: Costume, Parties
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is one of three amateur films documenting a private costume party at the Hamber residence at 3838 Cypress Street. The film shows footage of Aldyen Hamber and a costumed Eric Hamber with 6 unidentified female guests in costumes laughing, smoking, chatting and playacting. 1927. Item # MI-137
Topics: Costume, Parties
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is one of three amateur films documenting a private costume party at the Hamber residence at 3838 Cypress Street. The film shows footage of Aldyen Hamber and 5 unidentified female guests in costumes, dancing, smoking and making fruit offerings to a costumed Eric Hamber. 1927. Item # MI-136
Topics: Costume, Dancing, Parties
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting a polo game between Douglas Lake and the Vancouver Polo Team. The film includes footage of crowds and poloists between periods of play, and a full shot of Colonel Chaplin on horse. 1927. Item # MI-135
Topics: Crowds, Automobiles, Polo, Horses, Automobile parking lots, Athletic fields
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting Eric Hamber and five male companions bathing nude in a lake, game shooting with hunting rifle and spending time outside a log cabin. 1926. Item # MI-134
Topics: Automobiles, Lakes and ponds, Dogs, Men, Log cabins
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
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Item is an amateur film documenting the wedding of Elizabeth Ann Spencer and David Francis Williamson at St. Andrew's-Wesley in Vancouver on 4 September 1957. Film documents guests, family, and wedding party arriving and entering the church, people leaving the church (including Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer, with their children Janice and Victor Grant), and the reception at HMCS Discovery on Deadman's Island in Stanley Park. [4 Sept. 1957]. Item # MI-93
Topic: Weddings
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting a private singles and a private doubles tennis match between unidentified guests of the Hamber family at their residence at 3838 Cypress Street. One of the guests standing in the right corner of the screen is possibly Hon. J. W. Fordham. 1926. Item # MI-133
Topics: Governors general, Tennis
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting a private tennis game; a brief yacht party scene, and Eric Hamber and Mrs. Hamber walking their dog and showing their garden at Greencroft House (3838 Cypress Street) to unidentified guests. 1926. Item # MI-132
Topics: Dogs, Governors general, Tennis, Yachts, Automobiles, Gardens--Household
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting various family events, including the wedding of Barbara Spencer to Laurence Norman Bruce in Kelowna, B.C. 28 April 1961. Other events include waterskiing, a helicopter ride over the Lion's Gate Bridge, fishing, and another wedding. [28 Apr. 1961]-[1964?]. Item # MI-96
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Topics: Weddings, Families, Family recreation
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting a group of people, including Peggy Spencer, vacationing in the United States. Film documents people boarding an airplane, women on a beach, children swimming, golf, and a boat named "Valerian II". Film also documents a football game and footage of an animal performance at Marineland of the Pacific. 1960. Item # MI-95
Topics: Children, Swimming, Family recreation
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting the Vancouver Polo team defeating Douglas Lake 13-4 for BC Challenge Trophy. The film contains footage primarily of the match being played, with Norman Drysdale scoring for the Vancouver Team. It also shows Mrs. E. W. Hamber and Mrs. Kydd presenting the trophy to the victorius team, composed of Norman Drysdale, Colonel R. S. Chaplin, Hon. J. W. Fordham and Eric Hamber. 1928. Item # MI-131
Topics: Polo, Athletic fields, Rewards (prizes, etc.), Children, Crowds, Horses, Government officials,...
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting the construction of the Sunset Memorial Centre in 1949 and the visit of Alderman J.D. Cornett, Mayor Charles Jones, and Park Commissioner I. J. Irwin to the construction site. Film was recovered from a time capsule in the Centre prior to its demolition. [1949]. Item # MI-187
Topics: Community centres, Neighbourhood houses, Vancouver (B.C.)--Councillors, Women, Vancouver...
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Sep 29, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting a Spencer family Christmas gathering. Film documents Gertrude Spencer and a baby, likely Andrea Ellen Spencer. Film also documents Peggy Spencer and others in party hats, and people with tennis raquets. [1959?]. Item # MI-94
Topics: Infants, Family, Celebrations
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
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Item is an amateur film documenting a trip to Coronado, California. Film documents people on a beach, a zoo (likely the San Diego Zoo), golfing, swimming, boating, and the Hotel del Coronado. Film also documents Victoria, B.C. harbour and the British Columbia Parliament Building. 1956. Item # MI-92
Topics: Boats and boating, Zoo animals, Swimming
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer
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Item is an amateur film documenting children swimming in a pool and in a lake, adults and children camping and fishing, and includes footage of Victor Vance Spencer and his wife, Peggy Spencer. Likely, B.C. is a Cariboo Gold Rush settlement on the banks of Quesnel Lake. 1954-1955. Item # MI-91
Topics: Children, Swimming, Fishing, Camping
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Peggy Spencer and Victor Vance Spencer
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Item is an amateur film documenting Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer's vacation in Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Film documents mountains, Sam McGee's Cabin in Whitehorse, Y.T. and the Watson Lake Hotel and Watson Lake Signpost Forest in Watson Lake, Y.T. Film also includes footage of Victor Vance Spencer. [1952?]. Item # MI-90
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Topic: Mountains--Canada
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 29, 2011 Victor Vance Spencer
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Item is an amateur film documenting 2995 Roseberry Ave, West Vancouver, the home and garden of Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer. Film documents a baby, likely Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer's daughter Janice Elvin, born 10 March 1952. 1952. Item # MI-89
Topics: Infants, Gardens--Household
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Sep 29, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting speed boat races and Victor Vance Spencer looking at boats. [1951?]. Item # MI-88
Topics: Boats and ships, Competitions
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Sep 29, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting a group, including Victor Vance Spencer and his wife, Peggy, shooting skeet, hunting birds, and fishing. Film also documents a cattle drive and pigs. 1951. Item # MI-87
Topics: Hunting, Fishing, Pigs
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Sep 29, 2011 Victor Vance Spencer
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Item is an amateur film documenting a baby in a garden, and men fishing from a boat and digging clams. [1950?]. Item # MI-86
Topics: Infants, Flowers, Fishing
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Sep 29, 2011 Shot by Victor Vance Spencer.
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Item is an amateur film documenting Peggy Airth, a baby, and others at Victor Vance Spencer's home, 2995 Roseberry Ave. in West Vancouver. Film also documents the Peace River Bridge in Peace River, B.C. [1950?]. Item # MI-85
Topics: Bridges, Houses
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Sep 29, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting people, including Victor Vance Spencer and Peggy Airth fishing. [1950?]. Item # MI-84
Topic: Fishing
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Sep 29, 2011 Shot by Victor Vance Spencer.
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Item is an amateur film documenting children swimming in the pool at the family ranch in Lytton, B.C., and Margaret Airth (Peggy) in a small pool with a young child. [1950?]. Item # MI-83
Topics: Children, Swimming
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Sep 29, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting Victor Vance Spencer and other people with children watching a train, riding a railroad scooter, feeding pigs, and playing with dogs. [1950?]. Item # MI-82
Topics: People, Pigs, Dogs
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Sep 29, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting men in rowboats on a lake hunting ducks with dogs, and Victor Vance Spencer training the dogs. [1950?]. Item # MI-81
Topics: Hunting, Rowboats, Dogs
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 28, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting Isabell Louise Spencer's wedding to John Kenneth Newbury on 24 August 1938 at St. Andrew's-Wesley Church, 1022 Nelson Ave. in Vancouver. Film documents the bride and groom recessing and leaving the church. [24 Aug. 1938]. Item # MI-80
Topic: Weddings
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Sep 28, 2011 Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
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Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer children and friends playing on the lawn of the family ranch at Lytton, B.C. Film also documents family and workers cleaning the swimming pool. Accompanying note reads, "Earlscourt in color - good 1937". 1937. Item # MI-79
Topics: Family recreation, Swimming pools--outdoor
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Sep 28, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting Barbara, Diana, Elizabeth Ann, and possibly John Fife Spencer swimming and diving in the pool at Earlscourt, and includes footage of a football game. [1937?]. Item # MI-77
Topics: Families, Swimming, Football
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Sep 28, 2011 Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
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Item is an amateur film documenting a ferry trip to Bowen Island, a parade, and a flag raising ceremony at the cenotaph in Snug Cove. Film documents Col. Victor Spencer in a uniform, and Elizabeth Ann in front of the monument. 13 Jun. 1937. Item # MI-78
Topics: Ferries, Parades, War memorials
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Sep 28, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting people on a dock, in rowboats, and fishing. Film documents Elizabeth Ann getting off a yacht, likely the Deerleap, and Elizabeth Ann, Col. Victor , and Gertrude Spencer standing on a dock. Accompanying note reads, "Family (Spencer) on Deerleap - about 34". [1936?]. Item # MI-76
Topic: Boats and ships
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Sep 28, 2011 Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
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Item is an amateur film documenting roping, tying down, and branding cattle. Film documents men on horseback rounding up cattle, and briefly shows Col. Victor and Gertrude Spencer, and children John Fife and Elizabeth Ann. Accompanying note reads, "Dog Creek Round Up Cattle mostly brand[ing]". Note is ripped. [1936?]. Item # MI-75
Topics: Cattle, Roping
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Sep 28, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting a Vancouver Golden Jubilee Parade. Film documents floats including the Electrical Contractors, Tyees Grouse Mountain, the Japanese-Canadian Citizens' League, Seaport Crown Fish Co., Ltd., Grace Hospital, Hodgson Lumber Company, Fraser River Sockeye, the Vancouver Rowing Club, and a float reading "Good citizenship and British ideals built Vancouver". 26 Aug. 1936. Item # MI-74
Topics: Floats (Parades), Jubilee celebrations
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Sep 28, 2011 Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
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Item is an amateur film documenting a yacht, likely the Deerleap, Col, Victor Spencer's yacht. Film documents people in rowboats, and a seaplane taking off and landing in Coal Harbour. Film includes footage of Elizabeth Ann Spencer. Accompanying note reads, "Deerleap trip July 1936 good". Jul. 1936. Item # MI-73
Topics: Boats and ships, Airplanes
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Sep 28, 2011 Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
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Item is an amateur film documenting a parade on W. Georgia Street heading west past McDermott Motors Ltd. at 1200 W. Georgia Street, toward Stanley Park. Film documents crowds around houses in the West End, men rowing in Coal Harbour, and the Denman Arena. 1 Jul. 1936. Item # MI-72
Topics: Parades, Regattas, Rowing, Sports facilities, Houses, West End (Vancouver, B.C.)
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Sep 28, 2011 Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
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Item is an amateur film documenting Elizabeth Ann and Victor Vance Spencer swimming at the family ranch at Lytton, B.C. Film also documents horse racing and a rodeo. [1936?]. Item # MI-71
Topics: Children, Horsemanship
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Sep 28, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting Isabell Louise Spencer and her grandmother, Isabell Winch boarding a train, and departing aboard a ship from King Edward Pier in Montreal. Film documents women and Col. Victor Spencer aboard the ship. Accompanying notes read, "Empress of Scotland Branksome trip. 1st half rewound" and "Leaving Van and Montreal - Musee Station practice (?) with such Mrs. Rupa (?) Pirce Turner Smith, Sorenson etc. Belle Isle". [1934?]. Item # MI-63
Topics: Women, Passengers
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Sep 28, 2011 Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
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Item is an amateur film documenting children sledding, likely Diana, Barbara, Victor Vance, and John Fife Spencer. Film also documents women sunbathing , the gardens at Aberthau (?), and Elizabeth Ann on the lawn at Aberthau with a man, likely Gertrude Spencer's brother, Charles Winch. 1934. Item # MI-64
Topics: Children, Gardens--Household
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Sep 28, 2011 Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
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Item is an amateur film documenting Diana, Barbara, Victor Vance, John Fife, and Elizabeth Ann in the swimming pools at Earlscourt, and Elizabeth Ann on the lawn and playing with ducks. Accompanying note reads "Ann John Victor at Lytton" and "Ann with ducks when she's in her birthday suit". [1934?]. Item # MI-62
Topics: Children, Swimming
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Sep 28, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting members of the Spencer family on vacation, possibly in Hawaii. Film documents a Polynesian band and dancers, outdoor cooking, eating, and individuals receiving flower leis. Film includes footage of Colonel Victor and possibly Isabell Louise Spencer. [1933?]. Item # MI-60
Topics: Bands, Dancing, Dinners and dining
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Sep 28, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting the Second Narrows Bridge, showing the vertical lift span, a group travelling by boat, and men (including Col. Victor Spencer and possibly Bryan Guinness) looking at cars and boarding a train. Film also documents Isabell Louise and Gertrude Spencer with Elizabeth Ann, approximately one year of age. 1934. Item # MI-61
Topics: Bridges, Families
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Sep 28, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer family at the family ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film documents children in the swimming pool and a picnic. Film also shows ice skating, John Fife and Victor Vance sledding, and a snowball fight. 1933. Item # MI-59
Topics: Children, Snow, Skating, ice
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Sep 28, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting the gardens, house, and greenhouse at the Spencer family home at 1750 Trimble Street in Vancouver. [1932?]. Item # MI-58
Topics: Gardens--Household, Greenhouses
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Sep 28, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting Diana and Barbara Spencer pulling their brother John Fife on a sled in the snow at the Earlscourt ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film also shows children ice skating. 1932. Item # MI-57
Topics: Children, Sleighs and sleds, Snow
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Sep 28, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude, Isabell Louise, Victor Vance, and John Fife Spencer at the Earlscourt ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film documents family members playing tennis, performing yard work, and swimming in a swimming pool. 1932. Item # MI-56
Topics: Tennis, Children, Swimming pools--outdoor
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Sep 28, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting mountains, fallen trees, members of the Spencer family in a boat, and children hitting a tree stump with a sledgehammer. [1931?]. Item # MI-55
Topic: Children
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Sep 28, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting a large picnic. Film documents children and families engaging in activities such as races. [1931?]. Item # MI-54
Topic: Picnics
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Item is an amateur film documenting Victor Vance and John Fife Spencer playing in the surf at Jericho Beach in Vancouver. Film also documents a gathering of children and adults in an open field in a wooded area. [1931?]. Item # MI-53
Topics: Children, Beaches
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
Sep 27, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting a rodeo, including horseback riding and herds of cattle. [1931?]. Item # MI-52
Topic: Rodeos
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Sep 27, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude Spencer visiting a girls' school, likely Branksome Hall in Toronto. Film documents Gertrude Spencer socializing with groups of students, as well as students engaging in various activities, including tennis and horseback riding. Col. Victor and Gertrude Spencer's daughters attended Branksome Hall. [1930?]. Item # MI-51
Topics: Schools, Girls, Tennis
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Sep 27, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting London streets, automobiles, and buses, and Gertrude Spencer visiting a family in their home. The film also documents the ceremony of Trooping the Colour, filmed from the crowd across from Admiralty House (?) in London. [1930?]. Item # MI-49
Topics: Traffic, Parades
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Sep 27, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude Spencer's trip to France with her daughters, Barbara and Diana. Film documents the children playing in a field, as well as mountains, swimming and diving in a lake, and sightseeing by car in Grenoble. [1930?]. Item # MI-48
Topics: Swimming, Diving, Lakes and ponds
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Sep 27, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting Diana, Barbara, and John Fife Spencer wearing life jackets on the deck of a ship, with Gertrude Spencer seated nearby. The film also documents members of the Spencer family playing badminton on the ship. [1930?]. Item # MI-50
Topics: Boats and ships, Passengers
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Sep 27, 2011
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Item is an amateur film documenting people on horseback, including a girl who may be Trudean Spencer. The setting may be the home of R.V. Winch at 1255 Comox St., Vancouver. The film also documents people arriving at a train station. [1930?]. Item # MI-44
Topic: Horsemanship
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Sep 27, 2011 Isabell Louise Spencer
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Item is an amateur film documenting members of the Spencer family at the Earlscourt ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film documents Elizabeth Ann playing on the lawn, people playing tennis, John Fife and Elizabeth Ann Spencer swimming, Gertrude Spencer at the swimming pool, and R.V. Winch reading inside the house. [1935?]. Item # MI-70
Topics: Families, Children, Swimming, Tennis
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Sep 27, 2011 Isabell Louise Spencer
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Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude Spencer and her children John Fife and Elizabeth Ann playing with chicks and chickens at Earlscourt in Lytton, B.C. [1935?]. Item # MI-69
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Topics: Children, Chickens
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Sep 27, 2011 Isabell Louise Spencer
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Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude, Trudean, and Elizabeth Ann Spencer in the yard at Earlscourt ranch in Lytton, B.C. [1935?]. Item # MI-68
Topic: Families
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Sep 27, 2011 Isabell Louise Spencer
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Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencers at the family ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film documents John Fife and Elizabeth Ann swimming, and Barbara, Elizabeth Ann, and John Fife playing in the gardens. Film also shows the outside of the family home, and Colonel Victor and Gertrude Spencer. [1934?]. Item # MI-67
Topics: Children, Families, Swimming
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Sep 27, 2011 Isabell Louise Spencer
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Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer family gathered at Vancouver International Airport as Colonel Victor Spencer departs. Film documents Col. Victor Spencer boarding an airliner, as well as Gertrude and Elizabeth Ann Spencer, and Isabell Winch in front of the Administration Building. The film also shows Elizabeth Ann at Aberthau, and John Fife and Elizabeth Ann playing in the snow. [1934?]. Item # MI-66
Topics: Airports, Airplanes, Children